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New York Times, Saturday, July 20, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,916
Across
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Temper. : MOOD
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Delivered items. : MAIL
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Sounds of mirth. : HAHAS
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5th-cen. date. : CDLI
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"The Moon ___." : ANDI
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Kansas river. : OSAGE
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Bad place to change horses. : MIDSTREAM
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Extreme. : ULTRA
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"The rain ___." : INSPAIN
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Single. : BASEHIT
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Utah range. : UINTA
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Insect. : BEE
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Elbow. : JOSTLE
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Wrestles (with). : GRAPPLES
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Yearn. : ACHE
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Concord. : PEACE
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___ jiffy. : INA
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Topic for joggers. : PHYSICALFITNESS
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Before. : ERE
42
Proofreader's mark. : CARET
43
Task. : ONUS
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Sea phenomena. : SERPENTS
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Lincoln's portrayer. : MASSEY
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Simulate. : ACT
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Gleamed. : SHONE
51
Bird. : SPARROW
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Exile. : OUTCAST
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Kayak. : CANOE
60
Does a canine trick. : ROLLSOVER
62
War cry of ancient Greeks. : ALALA
63
Mimed. : APED
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Spot card. : NINE
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Tribal symbol. : TOTEM
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Yields. : PAYS
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Swirl. : EDDY
Down
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20th-cen. start. : MCMI
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Valhalla name. : ODIN
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Pioneer in early cars. : OLDS
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Pro and con discussions. : DISPUTES
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Kind of painting. : MARINE
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Concerning. : ANENT
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State: Abbr. : IDA
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Branch. : LIMB
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Dog. : HOUSEPET
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Inactive. : ASLEEP
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"Greater love ___ no man ... " : HATH
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Fields: Lat. : AGRI
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Stock Exchange membership. : SEAT
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Shadow: Colloq. : TAIL
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Counting devices. : ABACI
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Eternal. : AGELESS
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Plays tricks on. : JAPES
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Yellow pigment. : OCHRE
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Less saucy. : SHYER
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Catamaran. : RAFT
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Legal claims. : LIENS
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Follow. : ENSUE
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Impudent: Colloq. : SASSY
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Section. : PART
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Confection. : ICECREAM
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Bel ___. : CANTO
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Rocket part. : NOSECONE
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Limited freedom. : PAROLE
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Pottery forms. : MOULDS
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Leaf cutters. : ANTS
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Like Swiss cheese. : HOLEY
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Get going! : SCAT
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___ Alto. : PALO
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Science course: Abbr. : ANAT
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Garment. : WRAP
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Eager. : AVID
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Deliver. : SEND
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See 64 Across. : TREY
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W.W. II agency. : OPA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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